AccuWeather.com Meteorologists are tracking severe thunderstorms which are developing across the Plains. These storms will continue to fire from South Dakota through north-central Texas into Saturday night.
There is also a significant tornado risk across a zone from western Nebraska through western Kansas and parts of Oklahoma.
Elsewhere across the central and northern Plains, thunderstorms will be capable of producing large and damaging hail along with wind gusts over 65 mph and even an isolated tornado.
For more detailed information about the severe weather threat and what is causing it, click over to this news story.
As severe weather continues to break out, we will post live reports of damage and tornado touch downs.
3:00 p.m. CDT Saturday: 1.00 inch diameter hail was reported just northeast of Tilford, S.D.
3:00 p.m. CDT Saturday: Conditions have become ripe for severe thunderstorm development from western South Dakota through north-central Texas. We expect thunderstorms to fire up over the next 1-2 hours across this region, some of which will be capable of producing tornadoes.
2:15 p.m. CDT Saturday: 0.88 inch diameter hail was reported near downtown Spearfish, S.D.
1:45 p.m. CDT Saturday: Golf ball sized hail was reported to the south of Deadwood, S.D.